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Post  RoOsTeR on 2/4/2012, 3:58 pm

Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.

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Post  llama momma on 2/4/2012, 4:02 pm

Humans have about 8-10 thousand taste buds.

Herbivores have about 25-35 thousand taste buds.
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Post  RoOsTeR on 2/4/2012, 4:07 pm

'Stewardesses' is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.

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Post  madnicmom on 2/4/2012, 4:13 pm

Typewriter - is the longest word on the top row of keys.

all opposite sides of a die add up to 7
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Post  llama momma on 2/4/2012, 4:22 pm

A llama cannot stick its tongue out past its lips. But a cow can stick its tongue in its nose.
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Post  RoOsTeR on 2/4/2012, 4:24 pm

The typical lead pencil can draw a line that is thirty five miles long

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Post  LaborDay RN on 2/4/2012, 4:27 pm

Humans share one third of their DNA with lettuce!
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Post  RoOsTeR on 2/4/2012, 4:34 pm

The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds.

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Post  newstart on 2/4/2012, 4:47 pm

It is impossible to lick your elbow
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Post  llama momma on 2/4/2012, 4:48 pm

Beethoven composed over 650 songs.

Elvis recorded over 600 songs and composed None.
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Post  llama momma on 2/4/2012, 4:54 pm

World's record largest pumpkin in 2011, was 1,818.5 pounds:

http://pumpkinnook.com/giants/giantpumpkins.htm
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Post  newstart on 2/4/2012, 4:55 pm

Butterflies taste with their hind feet.

Only female mosquitoes bite

Ants stretch when they wake up. They also appear to yawn in a very human manner before taking up the tasks of the day.

Bees have 5 eyes. There are 3 small eyes on the top of a bee's head and 2 larger ones in front.
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Post  RoOsTeR on 2/4/2012, 5:09 pm

The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the english language

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Post  minervalong on 2/4/2012, 5:13 pm

Just what i needed after a day at work! I'd add to the mirth but brain is too tired to think of something.

And um, nkedrooster? do you know how much trouble a chicken can get into in 13 seconds? lol
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Post  newstart on 2/4/2012, 5:29 pm

Birds have the right of way on all Utah highways

Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because passing wind in a spacesuit will damage it.

The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as substitute for blood plasma.

No piece of paper can be folded in half consecutively more than 7 times (doubling factor... you end up folding 27 == 128 sheets of paper).

1 in every 4 Americans has appeared on television.
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Post  plantoid on 2/4/2012, 5:49 pm

nKedrOoStEr wrote:'Stewardesses' is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.

You obviously do not speak Welsh ! Wink

" Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogochuchaf "
Though " Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious " comes close ( both typed with my left hand ) Laughing Wink
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Post  RoOsTeR on 2/4/2012, 7:05 pm

Thomas Jefferson grew a variety of different carrots in his gardens at Monticello. In 1814 he produced 18 bushels of carrots.

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Post  LaborDay RN on 2/4/2012, 7:34 pm

Plantoid............ darn funny rofl rofl rofl
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Post  Goosegirl on 2/4/2012, 10:00 pm

@newstart wrote:Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because passing wind in a spacesuit will damage it.



Someone should'a told Fred Randall!
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Post  CarolynPhillips on 2/4/2012, 11:48 pm

@newstart wrote:It is impossible to lick your elbow

lol!
I must be really tired cause I laughed til I cried thinking about how many people were trying to lick their elbow after reading this post.
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Post  shannon1 on 2/5/2012, 3:01 am

Heaviest caggabe on record 127lbs grown by Steven Hubacek Wasilla Ak in 09'
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Post  RoOsTeR on 2/5/2012, 9:09 am

The coconut is the largest seed in the world.

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Post  newstart on 2/5/2012, 10:01 am

@CarolynPhillips wrote:
@newstart wrote:It is impossible to lick your elbow

lol!
I must be really tired cause I laughed til I cried thinking about how many people were trying to lick their elbow after reading this post.



Yeah I want to know who tried to do it.. I know I did Embarassed
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Post  RoOsTeR on 2/5/2012, 10:23 am

The banana cannot reproduce itself. It can be propagated only by the hand of man. Further, the banana is not a tree, it is a herb, the largest known of all plants without a woody stem or solid trunk.

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Post  llama momma on 2/5/2012, 10:30 am

@newstart wrote:
@CarolynPhillips wrote:
@newstart wrote:It is impossible to lick your elbow

lol!
I must be really tired cause I laughed til I cried thinking about how many people were trying to lick their elbow after reading this post.



Yeah I want to know who tried to do it.. I know I did Embarassed

OK! but I got within 5 inches... Razz
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